A Agha

Summary

Affiliation: University of Regensburg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint ["Simplified Acute Physiology Score" (SAPS II) ina the assessment of severity of illness in surgical intensive care patients]
    A Agha
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Chirurgie, Klinikum der Universitat Regensburg, 93042 Regensburg
    Chirurg 73:439-42. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Highly efficient localization of pathological glands in primary hyperparathyroidism using contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS) in comparison with conventional ultrasonography
    Ayman Agha
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Regensburg, Franz Josef Strauss Allee 11, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:2019-25. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Contrast-enhanced ultrasonography for localization of pathologic glands in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism
    Ayman Agha
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Regensburg, Germany
    Surgery 151:580-6. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Combination of hand-assisted and laparoscopic proctocolectomy (HALP): Technical aspects, learning curve and early postoperative results
    Ayman Agha
    Department of Surgery, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    Surg Endosc 22:1547-52. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint [Surgical therapy for adrenal tumours]
    A Agha
    Universitatsklinikum Regensburg, Klinik und Poliklinik für Chirurgie, Regensburg, Deutschland
    Zentralbl Chir 135:233-9. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of parathyroid-hormone measurement in detecting patients with multiple gland disease causing primary hyperparathyroidism
    Ayman Agha
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Regensburg, Franz Josef Strauss Allee 11, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 392:703-8. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Laparoscopic surgery for rectal cancer: oncological results and clinical outcome of 225 patients
    Ayman Agha
    Department of Surgery, University of Regensburg Medical Center, Franz Josef Strauss Allee 11, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Surg Endosc 22:2229-37. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Single-incision retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy and single-incision laparoscopic adrenalectomy
    Ayman Agha
    Department of Surgery, University Medical Center Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    J Endourol 24:1765-70. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Insular carcinomas of the thyroid exhibit poor prognosis and long-term survival in comparison to follicular and papillary T4 carcinomas
    Ayman Agha
    Department of Surgery, University of Regensburg Medical Center, Franz Josef Strauss Allee 11, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 392:671-7. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Conversion rate in 300 laparoscopic rectal resections and its influence on morbidity and oncological outcome
    A Agha
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Chirurgie, Universitat Regensburg, Franz Josef Strauss Allee 11, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Int J Colorectal Dis 23:409-17. 2008

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint ["Simplified Acute Physiology Score" (SAPS II) ina the assessment of severity of illness in surgical intensive care patients]
    A Agha
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Chirurgie, Klinikum der Universitat Regensburg, 93042 Regensburg
    Chirurg 73:439-42. 2002
    ..We investigated the prognostic quality of this score system for the assessment of the severity of the illness in surgical intensive care patients...
  2. doi request reprint Highly efficient localization of pathological glands in primary hyperparathyroidism using contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS) in comparison with conventional ultrasonography
    Ayman Agha
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Regensburg, Franz Josef Strauss Allee 11, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:2019-25. 2013
    ..We present the first prospective study with contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS) as the central diagnostic tool for the preoperative localization of parathyroid gland adenoma in pHPT in comparison with conventional ultrasonography...
  3. doi request reprint Contrast-enhanced ultrasonography for localization of pathologic glands in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism
    Ayman Agha
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Regensburg, Germany
    Surgery 151:580-6. 2012
    ..In the presented study, contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS) was applied as a new diagnostic tool to detect the site of parathyroid lesions...
  4. ncbi request reprint Combination of hand-assisted and laparoscopic proctocolectomy (HALP): Technical aspects, learning curve and early postoperative results
    Ayman Agha
    Department of Surgery, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    Surg Endosc 22:1547-52. 2008
    ..We evaluated the technical aspects and early postoperative results of hand-assisted laparoscopic proctocolectomy (HALP) with construction of an ileal pouch-anal anastomosis through a Pfannenstiel incision...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Surgical therapy for adrenal tumours]
    A Agha
    Universitatsklinikum Regensburg, Klinik und Poliklinik für Chirurgie, Regensburg, Deutschland
    Zentralbl Chir 135:233-9. 2010
    ..The retroperitoneoscopic and laparoscopic accesses for benign adrenal tumours up to 6 cm are considered to be equivalent. The surgeon should also be able to approach adrenal tumours conventionally...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of parathyroid-hormone measurement in detecting patients with multiple gland disease causing primary hyperparathyroidism
    Ayman Agha
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Regensburg, Franz Josef Strauss Allee 11, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 392:703-8. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the efficacy of iPTH monitoring in treating pHPT resulting from multiple gland disease...
  7. doi request reprint Laparoscopic surgery for rectal cancer: oncological results and clinical outcome of 225 patients
    Ayman Agha
    Department of Surgery, University of Regensburg Medical Center, Franz Josef Strauss Allee 11, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Surg Endosc 22:2229-37. 2008
    ..Here we present a prospective observational study evaluating oncological and clinical outcome after laparoscopic surgery in patients with rectal cancer...
  8. doi request reprint Single-incision retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy and single-incision laparoscopic adrenalectomy
    Ayman Agha
    Department of Surgery, University Medical Center Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    J Endourol 24:1765-70. 2010
    ..Single-incision surgery is by now practicable in many fields of surgery, including surgery of the adrenal gland. We report on first experience with laparoscopic transperitoneal and retroperitoneoscopic single-incision adrenalectomy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Insular carcinomas of the thyroid exhibit poor prognosis and long-term survival in comparison to follicular and papillary T4 carcinomas
    Ayman Agha
    Department of Surgery, University of Regensburg Medical Center, Franz Josef Strauss Allee 11, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 392:671-7. 2007
    ..Whether the insular component is an independent factor for poor prognosis remains unclear. Therefore, in the present study, we compared the survival of patients with advanced insular, follicular, and papillary thyroid cancer...
  10. doi request reprint Conversion rate in 300 laparoscopic rectal resections and its influence on morbidity and oncological outcome
    A Agha
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Chirurgie, Universitat Regensburg, Franz Josef Strauss Allee 11, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Int J Colorectal Dis 23:409-17. 2008
    ..In this study, we analyzed the conversion rate and its influence on early postoperative morbidity and short-term oncological outcome following laparoscopic rectal resections...
  11. doi request reprint [The techniques of peritonectomy and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy]
    S A Lang
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Chirurgie, Uniklinik Regensburg, Franz Josef Strauss Allee 11, Regensburg, Germany
    Zentralbl Chir 134:443-9. 2009
    ..Patients with peritoneal carcinomatosis should be evaluated by an interdisciplinary team concerning this multimodal therapy option and, if applicable, they should be referred to therapy within the framework of clinical studies...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Peritoneal carcinomatosis. Surgical treatment, including hyperthermal intraperitoneal chemotherapy]
    G Glockzin
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Chirurgie, Universitatsklinikum, Franz Josef Strauss Allee 11, 93053, Regensburg
    Chirurg 78:1100, 1102-6, 1108-10. 2007
    ..Accurate preoperative diagnostics and patient selection play a pivotal role in postoperative patient outcome. This promising treatment strategy is discussed regarding surgical technique, intraperitoneal chemotherapy, and patient outcome...
  13. ncbi request reprint Multimodality treatment of peritoneal carcinomatosis from colorectal cancer: first results of a new German centre for peritoneal surface malignancies
    P Piso
    Department of Surgery, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    Int J Colorectal Dis 22:1295-300. 2007
    ..It was the purpose of this study to analyze morbidity, mortality, and survival after major cytoreductive surgery and intraperitoneal chemotherapy...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Renal cell carcinoma metastases to the thyroid gland -- report of 3 cases and review of the literature]
    I Iesalnieks
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Chirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Regensburg
    Zentralbl Chir 131:235-9. 2006
    ..In those patients who have undergone complete resection, 5-year-survival-rates of 50 % have been reported. We describe 3 cases of surgically treated thyroid metastases of RCC, and review the literature...
  15. ncbi request reprint ["Fast-Track" for laparoscopic-assisted rectum resection--what can be achieved? First results of a feasibility study]
    H Spatz
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Chirurgie, Klinikum der Universitat Regensburg
    Zentralbl Chir 131:383-7. 2006
    ....
  16. doi request reprint [Perianal fistulas in Crohn's disease: treatment results at an interdisciplinary unit]
    I Iesalnieks
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Chirurgie, Universitatsklinikum, Franz Josef Strauss Allee 11, 93053 Regensburg, Deutschland
    Chirurg 80:549-58. 2009
    ..Approximately one third of patients with Crohn's disease develop perianal fistulas. This study was conducted to determinate outcome predictors in patients treated at a specialized multidisciplinary unit...
  17. doi request reprint Evaluation of the microvascularization of pathologic parathyroid glands in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism using conventional ultrasound and contrast-enhanced ultrasound
    W Uller
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    Clin Hemorheol Microcirc 48:95-103. 2011
    ..The objective was to characterize the microcirculation of parathyroid adenomas using contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) and to evaluate if it can be used for diagnosis and localization of pathologic glands...
  18. doi request reprint Preoperative diagnosis of thyroid adenomas using high resolution contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS)
    A Agha
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    Clin Hemorheol Microcirc 55:403-9. 2013
    ..45 (70%) thyroid lesions had preoperatively been classified as benign lesions correctly. Dynamic evaluation of microcirculation by CEUS and CCDS/PD enables a more reliable preoperative characterization of thyroid adenomas. ..
  19. doi request reprint [MR enterography sequence evaluation for patients with Crohn's disease]
    S Schleder
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitatsklinikum Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    Rofo 185:440-5. 2013
    ..To evaluate a routine MR enterography (MRE) protocol for patients with Crohn's disease (CD) in order to assess and rank the subjectively most important sequences regarding diagnostic decisions...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Clinical significance of conventional follow-through examinations of the gastrointestinal passage in a university hospital]
    L Egger
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitatsklinikum Regensburg, Regensburg
    Rofo 184:893-8. 2012
    ..In this context the study tries to answer the question of the current significance of FTE of the gastrointestinal tract...
  21. doi request reprint Thyroid metastases of renal cell carcinoma: clinical course in 45 patients undergoing surgery. Assessment of factors affecting patients' survival
    Igors Iesalnieks
    Department of Surgery, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    Thyroid 18:615-24. 2008
    ..Also, risk factors associated with disease progression following thyroidectomy are not yet defined. We examined the determinants of the outcome in patients undergoing surgery for thyroid metastases of RCC...
  22. doi request reprint Intraabdominal septic complications following bowel resection for Crohn's disease: detrimental influence on long-term outcome
    Igors Iesalnieks
    Department of Surgery, University of Regensburg, Franz Josef Strauss Allee 11, 93053, Regensburg, Germany
    Int J Colorectal Dis 23:1167-74. 2008
    ..A number of studies deal with factors affecting postoperative recurrence; however, they do not analyze the influence of postoperative morbidity on the long-term outcome. This was the aim of the present study...
  23. ncbi request reprint Renal cell carcinoma metastases to the thyroid gland-8 cases reported
    Igors Iesalnieks
    Department of Surgery, University Regensburg, Germany
    Thyroid 17:49-52. 2007
    ..Clinically important, isolated metastases to the thyroid gland is a rare occurrence. Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is the most common primary tumor site. We report on 8 cases of late onset metachronous thyroid metastases of RCC...
  24. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging based colonography for diagnosis and assessment of diverticulosis and diverticulitis
    Andreas G Schreyer
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    Int J Colorectal Dis 19:474-80. 2004
    ..This study evaluated the feasibility of MRI-based colonography to assess diverticulosis or diverticulitis...
  25. ncbi request reprint Colonic J-pouch vs. coloplasty following resection of distal rectal cancer: early results of a prospective, randomized, pilot study
    Alois Fürst
    Department of Surgery, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    Dis Colon Rectum 46:1161-6. 2003
    ..The purpose of this pilot study was to compare the feasibility and functional outcome of the 5-cm colonic J-pouch vs. the coloplasty pouch...
  26. doi request reprint Percutaneous irreversible electroporation (IRE) of hepatic malignant tumours: contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) findings
    P Wiggermann
    Department of Radiology, University Regensburg Medical Center, Regensburg, Germany
    Clin Hemorheol Microcirc 52:417-27. 2012
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint [Surgical management of patients with peritoneal carcinomatosis of gastrointestinal origin]
    I Iesalnieks
    Surgery, University of Regensburg, Regensburg
    Z Gastroenterol 44:1237-45. 2006
    ..There is a need for further multicentre, prospective trials analysing the use of hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy. They should be conducted in the specialised centres by interdisciplinary teams...
  28. ncbi request reprint Papillary microcarcinoma and papillary cancer of the thyroid <or=1 cm: modified definition of the WHO and the therapeutic dilemma
    J Schonberger
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, University of Regensburg, 93042 Regensburg, Germany
    Nuklearmedizin 46:115-20; quiz N41-2. 2007
    ..Prior to 2003 PMC was defined by the WHO as a papillary carcinoma of 1 cm or less in diameter. In 2004 that definition changed, with the new classification requiring that the tumour also must be found incidentally...
  29. doi request reprint Surgical treatment of substernal goiter: an analysis of 59 patients
    Ayman Agha
    Department of Surgery, University of Regensburg Medical Center, Regensburg, Germany
    Surg Today 38:505-11. 2008
    ..In this article we report the diagnosis, symptoms, thyroid function, treatment, and postoperative complications of 59 patients with substernal goiter...
  30. pmc Laparoscopic TME in rectal cancer--electronic supplementary: op-video
    Alois Fürst
    Department of Surgery and Minimal Invasive Surgery, Caritas Clinic St Josef, Landshuterstr 65, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 395:181-3. 2010
    ..Lancet 363:1187-1192, 2004; Braga et al., Dis Colon Rectum 48:217-223, 2005; Jayne et al., J Clin Oncol 25:3061-3068, 2007; Agha et al., Surg Endosc 22:2229-2237, 2008)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Gracilis transposition for repair of recurrent anovaginal and rectovaginal fistulas in Crohn's disease
    Alois Fürst
    Department of Surgery, Caritas Clinic St Josef, Landshuterstr 65, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Int J Colorectal Dis 23:349-53. 2008
    ..In these patients, local surgery (e.g., flap closure) has unsatisfactory results if the anal canal is destroyed by ulceration and indurations or in patients with extensive defects of the perineum...